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A smarter national surveillance system for occupational safety and health in the 21st century

The workplace is where 156 million working adults in the United States spend many waking hours, and it has a profound influence on health and well-being. Although some occupations and work-related activities are more hazardous than others and face higher rates of injuries, illness, disease, and fatalities, workers in all occupations face some form of work-related safety and health concerns. Understanding those risks to prevent injury, illness, or even fatal incidents is an important function of society.

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Cohen, S. (2018). A smarter national surveillance system for occupational safety and health in the 21st century. The National Academies Press. DOI: 10.17226/24835

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